. And yet, organizations still seem to lack a solid understanding of what constitutes meaningful, viable, and effective organizational structures. Using the viable system model vsm as a framework, this three-volume compendium volume offers readers a new and comprehensive perspective on organizations and how they function beyond the organizational chart.
Understanding how organizations function and truly come alive has become a critical competency. Readers are taken on a journey, allowing them to rediscover all-too-familiar aspects in the life of their organization and to become aware of the critical success factors for its smooth functioning and long-term viability.
The Viability of Organizations Vol. 1: Decoding the "DNA" of Organizations English Edition - Moreover, it equips readers with a rigorous methodology for analyzing organizations and addressing deep-seated organizational dysfunctions, while also showing them how to redesign their structures and develop better and more tailor-made solutions. This first volume introduces readers to the VSM and its main components.
Today’s complexity, speed, and need for adaptation are putting organizations under stress.
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The Viability of Organizations Vol. 2: Diagnosing and Governing Organizations English EditionSpringer - Readers will be familiarized with a broad range of dysfunctional patterns that can impede an organization’s viability, while also deepening their understanding of organizational viability gained in Volume 1. This volume examines in detail the highly dynamic nature of organizations, the multiple equilibrium systems that need to be kept in mind, and the intricate nature of leadership in organizations.
It addresses fundamental organizational and managerial issues/topics such as the functioning of hierarchies, the various challenges throughout an organization’s lifecycle, the “right” degree of centralization, and the vital role of conflicts for organizational health. The insights derived from the vsm in this volume will provide readers with a comprehensive, nuanced, and sound conceptual foundation for questions concerning the diagnosis and governance of organizations, challenges and principles of leadership, the tasks, and the implementation of strategies in organizations.
The Viability of Organizations Vol. 2: Diagnosing and Governing Organizations English Edition - In a highly volatile and complex world where mistakes are virtually unforgivable, the ability to rapidly and accurately diagnose dysfunctionalities, and familiarity with the right governance and leadership principles, have thus become vital for organizations’ success. This volume, the second in a set of three, introduces readers to the Viable System Model VSM-based diagnosis and governance of organizations.
Organizations are complex social systems, and dysfunctionalities can settle in very quickly and almost unnoticed, costing valuable time and resources.
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The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done English EditionAMACOM - Your company’s future may depend on it! And adapt quickly. The agile movement enables a team, unit, or enterprise to nimbly acclimate and upgrade products and services to meet these constantly changing needs. Filled with examples from every sector, the age of agile helps readers:• master the three laws of Agile Management team, customer, network• Embrace the new mindset• Overcome constraints• Employ meaningful metrics• Make the entire organization Agile• And more!Companies don’t need to be born Agile.
The Age of Agile: How Smart Companies Are Transforming the Way Work Gets Done English Edition - All the time. With rapidly evolving consumer needs and technology that is that is being updated quicker than ever before, businesses are recognizing how vitally essential it is adapt. With the groundbreaking formulas laid out in this book, even global giants can learn to act entrepreneurially. Sparking dramatic improvements in quality, innovation, and speed-to-market, the Agile movement has helped companies both large and small learn to connect everyone and everything .
An unstoppable business revolution is under way--and it is Agile.
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Company-wide Agility with Beyond Budgeting, Open Space & Sociocracy: Survive & Thrive on Disruption (English Edition)
Scrum: A revolutionary approach to building teams, beating deadlines and boosting productivity (English Edition)
The Science of Organizational Change: How Leaders Set Strategy, Change Behavior, and Create an Agile Culture (Leading Change in the Digital Age Book 1) (English Edition)
Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness (English Edition)
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups English EditionCornerstone Digital - Highly recommended, an urgent read. Seth godin, author of Linchpin‘Truly brilliant. Combining cutting-edge science, on-the-ground insight and practical ideas for action, problems get solved, it offers a roadmap for creating an environment where innovation flourishes, and expectations are exceeded. There are profound ideas on every single page, the way you lead, stories that will change the way you work, and the impact you have on the world.
. Read it immediately’ adam grant, author of Originals‘Well told stories, with actionable lessons’ Financial Times. The new york times bestseller‘a marvel of insight and practicality’ charles duhigg, author of the power of habit____________________________how do you build and sustain a great team?The Culture Code reveals the secrets of some of the best teams in the world – from Pixar to Google to US Navy SEALs – explaining the three skills such groups have mastered in order to generate trust and a willingness to collaborate.
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The Culture Map (INTL ED): Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures (English Edition)